Question: Do you get paid to be in the Peace Corps?

Unlike other international volunteer programs, there is no charge to participate in the Peace Corps. Upon completion of two years of service, the Peace Corps provides each Volunteer with more than $10,000 (pre-tax) to help with the transition to life back home. This money is yours to use as you wish.

Is the Peace Corps a full time job?

The Peace Corps offers a variety of full-time staff and contractor opportunities in our host countries, divided into three regions: Africa; Europe, Mediterranean, and Asia; and Inter-America and the Pacific.

Is Peace Corps income taxable?

Any money you received from Peace Corps in your country of service or in the US is not taxable and does not need to be reported on your tax return. Non-taxable amounts are not reported on the tax forms.

What is the age limit for Peace Corps?

18 years old Is there an age limit to serving in the Peace Corps? No, there is no upper age limit to Peace Corps service. However, Volunteers must be a minimum of 18 years old to serve.

Is Peace Corps considered foreign earned income?

Any money you received from Peace Corps in your country of service or in the US is not taxable and does not need to be reported on your tax return. Non-taxable amounts are not reported on the tax forms.

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